Yannis Philippakis

Yannis Philippakis

Infobox musical artist
Name = Yannis Philippakis

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Background = lead_singer
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Born = birth date and age|1986|4|25
Origin = Oxford, England
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Instrument = Vocals, guitar
Genre = Dance, pop, indie
Occupation = Vocalist
Label = Transgressive(UK), Sub Pop (US)
Associated_acts = The Edmund Fitzgerald, Foals, Youthmovie Soundtrack Strategies

Yannis Philippakis (born April 25, 1986) is the frontman of dance-punk band Foals. He is known for his erratic on-stage dancing and his distinctive haircut. He studied English at St John's College, Oxford but dropped out after his first year to pursue music.

TV appearances


* "Never Mind The Buzzcocks"

With Foals

* "Later with Jools Holland"

* "Skins" (Myspace exclusive)

* "The Culture Show"

* "T-Mobile's Transmission"

* "The Album Chart Show"


* "Antidotes"

External links

* [http://www.wearefoals.com/ Official website]
* [http://www.foalsband.com/ Foals Fansite]
* [http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/14/arts/music/14foal.html?_r=1&ref=music&oref=slogin A Band That Cradles Its Rock, Even Under All Those Layers of Expectations] , New York Times
* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/norfolk/content/articles/2008/03/21/music_review_foals_20080321_feature.shtml Music Review: Foals] , BBC Norfolk – 2008
* [http://www.knockoutlit.org/music.htm Music Review: Foals] , Knockout Music Blog – 2008
* [http://www.the-mag.me.uk/Band-Profiles/Foals/ Foals reviewed on The Mag]
* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2810109/] , Yannis Philippakis on imdb

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